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Today's News

  • Practice for perfection: JROTC competition attracts talent

    Precision and teamwork: Tenets of competition hundreds of cadets were trying to meet in Hardin County this weekend as they competed in challenging academic, marksmanship and drill contests hosted by the 7th Brigade of the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps.

    The competition was held  at John Hardin High School, North Hardin High School and North Park Elementary School and pitted more than 54 teams from schools in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

  • Judge Holt, you're on: Late lawyer added as character in film

    Judge Joseph Holt is in the limelight these days, thanks in part to the dogged efforts of a former teacher from Harned.

    The late Elizabethtown lawyer – who prosecuted Abraham Lincoln’s assassins – is a character in “The Conspirator,” a soon-to-be-released movie directed by Robert Redford.

  • Cardinal Health fills first weekend of Bowl for Kids Sake

    Dix-E-Town Lanes was bursting at the seams as a cavalcade of eager bowlers took to the lanes for charity’s sake.

    The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser, held by Big Brothers Big Sisters, brought families and employees together over pizza and pins this weekend as title sponsor Cardinal Health booked Saturday’s first two sessions and packed the house with employees and their families.

  • NHHS band to perform in national festival

    North Hardin High School’s wind symphony will perform at the Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis this week.

    Sixty students will travel to Indiana on Thursday for a weekend that includes a performance as well as the opportunities to study with professional musicians.

    The band is one of 13 high school bands in the country selected to perform after submitting an application.

    Band Director Brian Froedge said the concert would include staples of wind symphony music, such as pieces from John Philip Sousa and Percy Aldridge Grainger.

  • Meeting resistance as a caregiver

    Every option has been explored, thought about and double-checked. It seems like the perfect plan, one that surely will be a win-win for everyone involved. How can it not be?

  • Hodgenville teen invited to Sweet 16

    A Hodgenville 15-year-old’s brief time on American Idol continues to open doors.

    Kenzi Lewis will head to Rupp Arena this week  to sing the National Anthem at the boys' Sweet 16 basketball tournament. She is scheduled to perform before the 10 a.m. semifinal game Saturday.

    A student at LaRue County High School, Lewis earned a trip to Hollywood with the popular Fox singing contest but was sent home after appearing in a group night early round.
     

  • Missing Fort Knox soldier found

    A missing Fort Knox soldier has been found by Radcliff police.

    Sgt. Rusty Pool disappeared from a Radcliff motel around 9 p.m. Saturday. Concerned for his safety, friends contacted Radcliff police, who initiated a search shortly thereafter.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Corn Flake candies

    Barbara Watkins of Bonnieville sent me this recipe for Corn Flake Candies last year, but I didn’t get around to making it until several weeks ago.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Nydia Esther Hernandez, 55, and Marcos Aurelio Cabrera, 62, both of Elizabethtown.

    Esperanza Du Torrevillas, 27, and Jacob Leroy Yeager, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Jennifer Marie Campanell, 28, and John Curtis Dewitt, 27, both of Eastview.

    Barbara Jean Simpson, 68, and Quentin Thomas Simpson, 73, both of Cub Run.

    Rebecaa Sue Grimmett, 30, and Christopher Wayne Sandfer, 32, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Brackett-Walters

    Angela Brackett and Robert Walters, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is 2010 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Nursing Program.

    The prospective groom is the son of Rick and Alesa Walters and is a student in the Medical Information Technology program at ECTC.

    The wedding is March 17, 2011, in Las Vegas. A reception will be held on March 25, 2011, at the Historic State Theater Gallery.

    Formal invitations have been sent.